Android TelephonyManager

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Android TelephonyManager Tutorial

The android.telephony.TelephonyManager class provides information about the telephony services such as subscriber id, sim serial number, phone network type etc. Moreover, you can determine the phone state etc.

Android TelephonyManager Example

Let's see the simple example of TelephonyManager that prints information of the telephony services.

activity_main.xml

Drag one textview from the pallete, now the xml file will look like this.

  1. <RelativeLayout xmlns:androclass="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"  
  2.     xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"  
  3.     android:layout_width="match_parent"  
  4.     android:layout_height="match_parent"  
  5.     android:paddingBottom="@dimen/activity_vertical_margin"  
  6.     android:paddingLeft="@dimen/activity_horizontal_margin"  
  7.     android:paddingRight="@dimen/activity_horizontal_margin"  
  8.     android:paddingTop="@dimen/activity_vertical_margin"  
  9.     tools:context=".MainActivity" >  
  10.   
  11.     <TextView  
  12.         android:id="@+id/textView1"  
  13.         android:layout_width="wrap_content"  
  14.         android:layout_height="wrap_content"  
  15.         android:layout_alignParentLeft="true"  
  16.         android:layout_alignParentTop="true"  
  17.         android:layout_marginLeft="38dp"  
  18.         android:layout_marginTop="30dp"  
  19.         android:text="Phone Details:" />  
  20.   
  21. </RelativeLayout>  

Activity class

Now, write the code to display the information about the telephony services.

File: MainActivity.java

  1. package com.javatpoint.telephonymanager;  

  2.   

  3. import android.os.Bundle;  

  4. import android.app.Activity;  

  5. import android.content.Context;  

  6. import android.telephony.TelephonyManager;  

  7. import android.view.Menu;  

  8. import android.widget.TextView;  

  9.   

  10. public class MainActivity extends Activity {  

  11.    TextView textView1;  

  12.     @Override  

  13.     protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {  

  14.         super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);  

  15.         setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);  

  16.           

  17.         textView1=(TextView)findViewById(R.id.textView1);  

  18.          

  19.         //Get the instance of TelephonyManager  

  20.         TelephonyManager  tm=(TelephonyManager)getSystemService(Context.TELEPHONY_SERVICE);  

  21.          

  22.         //Calling the methods of TelephonyManager the returns the information  

  23.         String IMEINumber=tm.getDeviceId();  

  24.         String subscriberID=tm.getDeviceId();  

  25.         String SIMSerialNumber=tm.getSimSerialNumber();  

  26.         String networkCountryISO=tm.getNetworkCountryIso();  

  27.         String SIMCountryISO=tm.getSimCountryIso();  

  28.         String softwareVersion=tm.getDeviceSoftwareVersion();  

  29.         String voiceMailNumber=tm.getVoiceMailNumber();  

  30.           

  31.         //Get the phone type  

  32.         String strphoneType="";  

  33.           

  34.         int phoneType=tm.getPhoneType();  

  35.   

  36.         switch (phoneType)   

  37.         {  

  38.                 case (TelephonyManager.PHONE_TYPE_CDMA):  

  39.                            strphoneType="CDMA";  

  40.                                break;  

  41.                 case (TelephonyManager.PHONE_TYPE_GSM):   

  42.                            strphoneType="GSM";                

  43.                                break;  

  44.                 case (TelephonyManager.PHONE_TYPE_NONE):  

  45.                             strphoneType="NONE";                

  46.                                 break;  

  47.          }  

  48.           

  49.         //getting information if phone is in roaming  

  50.         boolean isRoaming=tm.isNetworkRoaming();  

  51.           

  52.         String info="Phone Details: ";  

  53.         info+="  IMEI Number:"+IMEINumber;  

  54.         info+="  SubscriberID:"+subscriberID;  

  55.         info+="  Sim Serial Number:"+SIMSerialNumber;  

  56.         info+="  Network Country ISO:"+networkCountryISO;  

  57.         info+="  SIM Country ISO:"+SIMCountryISO;  

  58.         info+="  Software Version:"+softwareVersion;  

  59.         info+="  Voice Mail Number:"+voiceMailNumber;  

  60.         info+="  Phone Network Type:"+strphoneType;  

  61.         info+="  In Roaming? :"+isRoaming;  

  62.           

  63.         textView1.setText(info);//displaying the information in the textView  

  64.     }  

  65.   

  66.      

  67. }  


AndroidManifest.xml

You need to provide READ_PHONE_STATE permission in the AndroidManifest.xml file.

File: AndroidManifest.xml

  1. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>  
  2. <manifest xmlns:androclass="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"  
  3.     package="com.javatpoint.telephonymanager"  
  4.     android:versionCode="1"  
  5.     android:versionName="1.0" >  
  6.   
  7.     <uses-sdk  
  8.         android:minSdkVersion="8"  
  9.         android:targetSdkVersion="17" />  
  10.   
  11.     <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE"/>   
  12.       
  13.     <application  
  14.         android:allowBackup="true"  
  15.         android:icon="@drawable/ic_launcher"  
  16.         android:label="@string/app_name"  
  17.         android:theme="@style/AppTheme" >  
  18.         <activity  
  19.             android:name="com.javatpoint.telephonymanager.MainActivity"  
  20.             android:label="@string/app_name" >  
  21.             <intent-filter>  
  22.                 <action android:name="android.intent.action.MAIN" />  
  23.   
  24.                 <category android:name="android.intent.category.LAUNCHER" />  
  25.             </intent-filter>  
  26.         </activity>  
  27.     </application>  
  28.   
  29. </manifest>  


Output:

android telephony manager example output 1